Packaging & Process Technician

Location
Shropshire
Salary
Strong Basic + Impressive Benefits Package
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
30 Aug 2017
Ref
785935
Contract Type
Full Time

Packaging & Process Technician

Our client, one of largest and most exciting food companies in the UK are expanding their team due to new business wins and existing account growth.Their product range is impressive and they supply all the major retailers. One of their key facilities are looking for a Packaging Technician to join them.

Accountability in the role includes:

  • Ensure factory trials are planned, organised, executed using a standardised approach and ensure the outcomes are effectively captured and communicated to all relevant stakeholder groups
  • Review packaging related project initiation documents which are submitted by procurement
  • Provide packaging related data to support business improvement processing and procurement
  • Work closely with the development, production and supply chain teams to launch products which work within the factory and are delivered to critical paths
  • Organise and co-ordinate factory trial activities to ensure successful trial outcomes.  This will involve working closing with R&D, supply chain and production stream to effectively plan, communicate and run trials
  • Deal with process issues raised by all levels of the organisation and by customers
  • Evaluate packaging specifications including pack design to ensure that the required functionality is specified and compatible with site processes, equipment and agreed product attributes
  • Liaise with customers in relations to sample requests, product and quality issues
  • Work cross functionally to develop and agree the packaging design specifications and verify as part of the packaging development process
  • Work with the NPD / Project teams to develop packaging and processes for successful launches
  • Investigate and communicate new technology developments that will support brining packaging innovations to the market
  • Devise and manage packaging trails for internal customers
  • Manage and develop a positive approach to packaging and machinery suppliers to attain new ideas and possible value improvements
  • Check and approve artwork and information to guarantee all packaging elements are in line with the company strategy and customer requirements
  • Technical lead for  material issues, improvements, streams and site progress

Great opportunity for a packaging professional with food experience to join a market leader. The role will be Monday-Friday and will be site based and will report into the site operations manager. Our client is looking to fill this quickly so if you are interested please apply today. If you have any further questions please call Rafi Kaye on 0113 3230000.